Jun. 17, 2021
Data from the International Olive Council shows that Brazil’s appetite for olive oil and table olives has weathered the pandemic, with imports of both continuing to rise.
Jun. 14, 2021
If approved by France, Germany and Spain, the deal would be unveiled when U.S. President Joe Biden visits Brussels this week.
May. 28, 2021
Italian olive oil exports grew for the third consecutive year, while direct exports from Spain dropped significantly as tariffs take their toll on Spanish producers.
May. 24, 2021
Increasing production paired with rising vegetable oil prices is also expected to yield record exports and olive oil consumption levels.
May. 10, 2021
A new requirement for phytosanitary certificates and border checks will further slow down shipments and add to the cost and bureaucracy of post-Brexit trading.
Mar. 25, 2021
A lack of cooperation throughout the sector is hurting producers’ bottom lines, according to an agricultural institute study.
Mar. 17, 2021
Euromonitor data projects that the value of olive oil sales in Indonesia will increase by 50 percent over the next half-decade. Andalusia hopes to capitalize on this growth.
Mar. 17, 2021
Spain, Italy and Greece remain the largest per-capita consumers worldwide, while imports to the United States, Japan and Canada show an upturn.
Mar. 10, 2021
Olive oil exporters in Tunisia hope to double exports of bottled olive oil in the next five years. The government plans to help by easing bureaucratic hurdles and promoting quality.
Mar. 5, 2021
The decision came after a phone call between the U.S. president and European commissioner and will give the two sides time to negotiate a new trade deal.
Feb. 25, 2021
Production is expected to be around 300,000 tons lower than previously estimated, according to the regional government.
Oct. 15, 2020
Moroccan olive oil production is expected to exceed that of Tunisia, Turkey and Portugal.
Oct. 15, 2020
The widely-expected move could pave the way to a de-escalation of trade tensions between the E.U. and U.S.
Oct. 6, 2020
The E.U. also expects record-high imports in the 2019/20 crop year.
Oct. 1, 2020
Portugal’s Ministry of Agriculture has announced Terra Futura, a wide ranging plan to promote sustainability while boosting the country’s agricultural production and exports.
Sep. 4, 2020
Spanish companies are re-exporting more oils from Portugal and Tunisia to the U.S. to bypass tariffs.
Aug. 25, 2020
In return for removing $111 million tariffs on lobster imports, the United States will eliminate $160 million in tariffs on a range of goods. Observers see this as the first step in de-escalating trade tensions that led to the imposition of a 25 percent tariff on some Spanish olive oils.